>> chicago, detroit, areas that have seen these thunderstorms day after day, again today and tonight. we will see delays in chicago, also in detroit. the san francisco, morning fog, but a big story also we could talk about later in the morning. the heat. mid-atlantic, 100-degree heat, richmond, virginia, washington, d.c., intense heat, record heat, we're flirting with 100, 101 degre degrees, breaking temperatures from 100 years ago. the quote of the day about the debt ceiling, quote, washington may be broken, but it will not break me." find out which newsmaker said this about the debt ceiling debate. before you go, your voice needs to be heard, so throughout the hour we're going to hear from you, our viewers. here is vernon hill. >> the u.s. of america is about to go broke. we're about to lose our credit ratings. the people of the world are looking at us and wondering what the hell is going on with the greatest nation in the world.